The week of Jan. 18-24 was the most-watched week in the history of public TV , with daytime programs such as "Barney & Friends" accounting for most of the viewership increase, PBS officials said…
Rupert Murdoch yesterday petitioned the Federal Communications Commission for permission to own the New York Post while he retains control of WNYW-TV. FCC rules bar common ownership of a newspaper…
Former Kiss drummer Peter Criss yesterday settled his libel suit against the Star.
THE MISSISSIPPI Film Office is hoping that the Disney release "The Adventures of Huck Finn" serves as a travelogue for the state. The film prompted Gov. Kirk Fordice to proclaim last Friday…
NBC will premiere the half-hour gameshow "Caesars Challenge" as part of its daytime lineup June 21, with NBC sportscaster Ahmad Rashad as host.
There are few executive producers who provoke the kind of strong pro/con opinions that new NBC News president Andrew Lack does.
Alliance Communications has acquired rights to the Harlequin Enterprises library of romance fiction, with plans to initiate a worldwide TV romance syndicate. The first six telefilms are scheduled to…
PRODUCTION CHART KEY Abbreviation: SUPR EXP-Supervising executive producer(s); EXP-Executive producer(s); COEXP-Co-Executive producer(s); SUPR PROD-Supervising producer(s); PROD-Producer(s)…
Giant Records is close to signing for international distribution through Bertelsmann Music Group, according to sources. The company, which is a joint venture between Irving Azoff and Warner Bros.
Laurie Goldstein has been promoted to senior VP of operations at MTV Networks. She will continue to be based in New York and to oversee management of personnel and activities within production…
The Los Angeles City Council yesterday took action to significantly reduce red-tape entanglements for film crews wanting to shoot in downtown Los Angeles.